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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To discontinue the practice of something.

Usage examples (33)
  • The first of our senses which we should take care never to let rust through disuse is that sixth sense, the imagination.
  • There is such a thing as rudimen - tary organs which served functions long since fallen in disuse and now unremembered.
  • GUPTA: There is something known as disuse atrophy, though.
  • And it’s not really nasty gross water what with the pipes in disuse for five years? for more
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